[mythtv-users] setting up mythweb flash player with latest svn

Inor Kuo inorkuo at hotmail.com
Thu Sep 13 22:05:42 UTC 2007

> > Mine works but only for my recordings made with PVR150 and 250. My
> > firewire HD recordings act exactly as you described. The only difference
> > I can think of between the two is that the firewire stuff uses mpeg2ts.
> > I never see ffmpeg kick off like I do when I do the other recording 
>To help debug this problem, you can try changing the command that
>starts ffmpeg to log its output.
>Look in:
>On or near line 144 there should be a command that launches ffmpeg.
>Instead of  '2>/dev/null', you could do '2>/tmp/ffmpeg.err'.
>After your attempt to view the HD video in MythWeb fails, check the
>/tmp/ffmpeg.err file to see if it logged any useful output.

thanks for the tip.  i did as you suggested but the output doesn't mean a 
whole lot to me.  i see "unsupported codec" at the bottom.  Do i need to 
download a codec?  The output is below

FFmpeg version SVN-r8743, Copyright (c) 2000-2007 Fabrice Bellard, et al.
  configuration: --prefix=/usr --libdir=/usr/lib --shlibdir=/usr/lib 
--mandir=/usr/share/man --enable-shared --enable-gpl --enable-pp 
--enable-swscaler --enable-pthreads --enable-x11grab --enable-dc1394 
--enable-liba52bin --enable-libdts --enable-libfaac --enable-libfaadbin 
--enable-libmp3lame --enable-libogg --enable-libtheora --enable-libvorbis 
--enable-xvid --extra-cflags=-O2 -g -pipe -Wall -Wp,-D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=2 
-fexceptions -fstack-protector --param=ssp-buffer-size=4 -m32 -march=i386 
-mtune=generic -fasynchronous-unwind-tables --disable-strip
  libavutil version: 49.4.0
  libavcodec version: 51.40.3
  libavformat version: 51.12.1
  built on Apr 23 2007 23:45:21, gcc: 4.1.1 20070105 (Red Hat 4.1.1-51)
Input #0, mpegts, from '/video1/recordings//3510_20070821210000.mpg':
  Duration: 01:04:54.5, start: 75873.921211, bitrate: 9889 kb/s
  Stream #0.0[0x42]: Video: mpeg2video, yuv420p, 1280x720, 38810 kb/s, 59.94 
  Stream #0.1[0x43](eng): Audio: 0x0000, 48000 Hz, 5:1, 448 kb/s
Output #0, flv, to '/dev/stdout':
  Stream #0.0: Video: flv, yuv420p, 320x240, q=2-31, 256 kb/s, 24.00 fps(c)
  Stream #0.1: Audio: mp3, 11025 Hz, stereo, 64 kb/s
Stream mapping:
  Stream #0.0 -> #0.0
  Stream #0.1 -> #0.1
Unsupported codec (id=86020) for input stream #0.1

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